I bought this from Maplins, exactly the same price.
I was playlisting my wedding through the laptop, when I tried just the laptop though the PA, the sound was pretty poor, but I bought this and it was just great, a huge improvement in sound quality.
I'd always thought if I linked up the laptop to my separates, the sound was Ok, but after I linked this in, the difference was like night and day. I'd been impressed with a friends DAC, but it had cost well over ú200, I don't know if this is as good, but considering the price difference, it's a steal.
The numbnuts at Maplin's seemed to think that it wouldn't connect via USB, that the USB was just for power. If… Read more